Many look back on the Civil War and remember all the men who died fighting for the Union and the Confederacy, but not many remember the vital role women played in the war
The University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is currently known for having politically active and liberal students, and the city of Berkeley is one of the most liberal cities in the country
Swimming faces a serious diversity issue in the United States, both as a recreational pastime and as a competitive sport.
While most Americans know of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, not many know much about other facets of the fight for a women’s right to have an abortion.
The Lavender Scare: a panic that captivated the United States during the Cold War and at the height of the Second Red Scare.
Working mothers face an even wider pay gap than working women without children, this is known as the motherhood penalty.
On September 16, 2007, employees of the Blackwater Security Consulting private security firm opened fire on unarmed Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square in Baghdad while directing traffic.
At the heart of Mendez v. Westminster was Sylvia Mendez of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, born in 1936 in Santa Ana, California.
The shortest war in history lasted just minutes, 38 minutes to be exact.
The Plague of Justinian was the first bubonic plague pandemic in history that was reliably recorded, and it lasted for more than two centuries.
The 1904 Olympic Marathon is regarded today as one of the strangest athletic events in history and certainly the strangest Olympic event. The man initially crowned as the winner had ridden 11 miles of the marathon in a car.
Despite the Black Panther Party’s work on uplifting poor communities through its popular national food programs, its efforts remain largely unsung all because of false vilification by the media.